The Gayest Olympics EverSorry, Vlad. Sochi's opening ceremony was theatrical, flamboyant, and fabulously haughty.
The Healing Power of Holding a GrudgeOur softy culture says we should forgive even the most heinous crimes. Sometimes it’s healthier not to.
And the Loveliest Tree in America Is …Announcing the winner of Simon Doonan’s holiday tree competition.
Frockophany!Even the Grammy gowns are tame. Why are we still so obsessed with award-show fashion?
Kate Moss and MeEncounters with the coolest girl in the world—and how we both found a home in fashion.
Keep the Candelabra Flame BurningLiberace was a daring, fabulous showman, but he’s in danger of being forgotten. Don’t let his gay legacy die!
Bring Back the AfroHow a date with Blaxsploitation queen Pam Grier kindled my nostalgia for the regal, natural, glamorous hairdo.
Oscar Shocker!Movie stars rivet the entire world by wearing stunningly conventional evening gowns.
The Culture Gabfest: “I Normally Have To Be Drunk Off My Ass To Do This” EditionSlate's podcast about Beasts of the Southern Wild, why the art world is so despicable, and Beck’s Song Reader.
The Myths of Katrina Ten years after the storm, falsehood about warnings, violence, and recovery persist. Here’s the truth.
What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.